Wounded Dallas paramedic awake, talking
Sgt. Robert Watson pulled William An to his patrol car and rushed him to the hospital
By PoliceOne Staff
DALLAS — A paramedic who was shot by gunman is awake and alert.
MyFoxZone.com reported that Dallas Fire-Rescue posted a tweet Wednesday, saying that William An was taking with family, friends and colleagues.
An, a 10-year Dallas Fire-Rescue veteran, was in critical but stable condition. He was shot in his arm and leg; a source said he lost a lot of blood because his femoral artery was hit.
Sgt. Robert Watson pulled An to his patrol car and rushed him to the hospital amidst the gunfire.
Sources say Sgt. Robert Watson is the officer who risked his life to pull the shot paramedic into his squad car, rushing him to hospital. pic.twitter.com/ALQoUVVoJg— Allison Harris (@allisonfox4news) May 2, 2017
"Special thanks again to the first responders who risk their lives daily for others," his wife, Jayne, said. An and his wife have a 3-year-old son and are expecting their second child.
Dallas Fire-Rescue said they were thankful for the support. An will undergo additional procedures to address his injuries.